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Takeda pays $5.2bn for Iclusig developer Ariad Pharmaceuticals

Executive Summary

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., via a newly created entity called Kiku Merger Co. Inc., acquired publicly traded Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (oncology therapeutics) for $5.2bn, paying $24 in cash per share (an 89% premium).
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Cash

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